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hominoid

(hŏm′ə-noid′)
adj.
1. Of or belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea, which consists of the lesser apes and the great apes including humans.
2. Resembling a human.
n.
A member of the Hominoidea.
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If the proposed system found the methods discussed so far is not appropriate to resolve the issues it will perform a hominoid approach to resolve the issue.
Kelley, "Beyond Gorilla and Pongo: alternative models for evaluating variation and sexual dimorphism in fossil hominoid samples," American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol.
Traditionally, taxonomists use the term ape (or "hominoid") to apply to certain primates, including humans, that split off from other primates approximately 20 millions years ago.
Biotech companies are not just putting fish genes in tomatoes to make them grow in cold weather; they're manipulating and owning parts of humans that have existed since well before the first hominoid speared his first antelope.
(1983) Miocene hominoid discoveries from Rudabanya, implications from the postcranial skeleton.
They have classified the fossil ape as a new hominoid genus from the middle Miocene epoch and named it Equatorius.
The abundant hominoid fossils may represent `death assemblages' where whole populations were wiped out by violent eruptions.
"The Reconstruction of Hominoid Behavioral Evolution through Strategic Modelling," in Primate Models of Human Behavior, edited by Waren G.
For example, here is an evangelical Christian treating the issue of hominoid evolution: "We start, therefore, with the faith that whatever happened is the result of God's working and attempt to interpret all of the data from that perspective ....
"Hominoid sociobiology and Hominid social evolution," in P.
The hominoid "Pog" and "Bih," portrayed in separate works (1994 and 1996 respectively), are primitive in comparison to the well-dressed chimps.
This picture suggests the action of several, coordinated "forces" acting on the shape of a paradigmatic hominoid skull.